The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 4 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 36 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 17.39% 11.49% 10.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.56% 12.12% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 2
Average daily rate
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£550 £450 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £530 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £71.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-16.19% +100.00%
Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
194 165 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 93.72% 94.83% 93.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 53 80
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £255 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Midlands region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Midlands region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 16 (29.63%) SAP
2 14 (25.93%) Manufacturing
3 11 (20.37%) Java
4 8 (14.81%) TOGAF
4 8 (14.81%) UNIX
5 7 (12.96%) Oracle
5 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database
6 6 (11.11%) Automotive
6 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (9.26%) Pega
7 5 (9.26%) Data Management
7 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.26%) Migration
7 5 (9.26%) WebLogic
7 5 (9.26%) CRM
7 5 (9.26%) Documentum
7 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.26%) IBM
7 5 (9.26%) hybris
8 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (7.41%) Hyperion
8 4 (7.41%) SOA
8 4 (7.41%) VMS
8 4 (7.41%) Cognos
8 4 (7.41%) Linux
8 4 (7.41%) .NET
8 4 (7.41%) C#
8 4 (7.41%) Logistics

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.26%) WebLogic
1 5 (9.26%) Documentum
2 2 (3.70%) SAP EP
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) SAP HR
2 2 (3.70%) SAP SD
2 2 (3.70%) SAP APO
2 2 (3.70%) SAP FI
2 2 (3.70%) SAP PP
2 2 (3.70%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (3.70%) SAP CO
2 2 (3.70%) SAP QM
2 2 (3.70%) SAP ERP
2 2 (3.70%) SAP HCM
2 2 (3.70%) SAP MII
2 2 (3.70%) SAP EWM
3 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.85%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.85%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (1.85%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) SAN
2 2 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.85%) Network Security
3 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.85%) NAS
3 1 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.85%) LAN
3 1 (1.85%) WAN
3 1 (1.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.70%) Big Data
3 1 (1.85%) MarkLogic
3 1 (1.85%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.85%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) ERwin
1 1 (1.85%) Juju
General
1 14 (25.93%) Manufacturing
2 6 (11.11%) Automotive
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) .NET
2 3 (5.56%) XML
2 3 (5.56%) Middleware
3 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.70%) HTML
3 2 (3.70%) Web Services
3 2 (3.70%) WCF
3 2 (3.70%) WPF
3 2 (3.70%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.85%) RESTful
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (1.85%) SOAP
4 1 (1.85%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.85%) XSD
4 1 (1.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.70%) Replication
3 2 (3.70%) Data Extraction
3 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.85%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.85%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.85%) Symmetrix
4 1 (1.85%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) UNIX
2 4 (7.41%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) VMS
3 1 (1.85%) SUSE
3 1 (1.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) AIX
3 1 (1.85%) HPUX
3 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) TOGAF
2 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (9.26%) Migration
4 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.26%) Data Management
4 5 (9.26%) CRM
4 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.41%) SOA
5 4 (7.41%) Logistics
6 3 (5.56%) ERP
6 3 (5.56%) MODAF
6 3 (5.56%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.70%) Master Data Management
7 2 (3.70%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.70%) ETL
7 2 (3.70%) Change Management
7 2 (3.70%) Zachman Framework
8 1 (1.85%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) Java
2 4 (7.41%) C#
3 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.70%) SQL
3 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.85%) QA
1 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (1.85%) Veritas File System
2 1 (1.85%) SRDF
2 1 (1.85%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (1.85%) vSphere
2 1 (1.85%) vCloud
2 1 (1.85%) Docker
2 1 (1.85%) LXC
2 1 (1.85%) NFS
2 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) OpenView
1 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (1.85%) EMC TimeFinder
1 1 (1.85%) EMC Navisphere
1 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.85%) Puppet
1 1 (1.85%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) SAP
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle
3 5 (9.26%) Pega
3 5 (9.26%) hybris
3 5 (9.26%) IBM
4 4 (7.41%) Hyperion
4 4 (7.41%) Cognos
5 2 (3.70%) VMware
5 2 (3.70%) Google
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco
6 1 (1.85%) Veritas
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.85%) Symantec
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.85%) Sun
6 1 (1.85%) EMC
6 1 (1.85%) CommVault
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